What is 20/20 Vision?
20/20 vision means that you see at 20 feet what the average person sees at 20 feet. 20/200 means that you see at 20 feet what the average person sees at 200 feet.Many young patients have better than 20/20, e.g., 20/15. Only a few people have 20/10.
I Have 20/20 Doesn’t That Mean My Eyes Are Ok?
No. Just because you have 20/20 it doesn’t mean that you don’t need glasses, eye therapy, or treatment for a silent disease. Only a comprehensive eye examination will determine if your eyes are healthy and working properly.
Can I Take My Prescription and Get Contact Lenses?
No. An eye-glass prescription though related to a contact lens prescription is entirely different. Contact lenses need to be properly fitted to ensure good vision and health of the cornea. Also, keep in mind contact lens fitting is not covered by most health insurance companies.